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  • ‘OMG Posters: A Decade of Rock Art’ Out Today

    ‘OMG Posters: A Decade of Rock Art’ Out Today

    For nine years, the people behind art website OMGPosters.com have been collecting, collating, cataloging, and curating gig posters from across the expansive realm of rock and roll. Now, the expansive fruits of their labors have been collected into a single volume entitled OMG Posters: A Decade of Rock Art. Mitch Putnam is the creator of […]

  • Mega Swing: A Swing Suspended Between Two Hot Air Balloons 6,000 Feet Up (Video)

    Mega Swing: A Swing Suspended Between Two Hot Air Balloons 6,000 Feet Up (Video)

    I’m writing this right in the thick of Friday afternoon, also known as “Pre-Leisure Breaking Point,” which is the best possible time of the week to contemplate extremely unorthodox leisure activities. And the folks at Red Bull have come through with possibly the least orthodox of them all, a dangerous-looking contraption known as the Mega […]

  • ‘Batman: Arkham VR’ Gets 12-Minute Preview (Video)

    ‘Batman: Arkham VR’ Gets 12-Minute Preview (Video)

    Gotham City’s Arkham Asylum is one of those places that you want to avoid visiting if you can. Virtual reality is thus a natural fit for the property, which tends to be crowded with psychotic, criminally insane murderers, most of whom were apprehended by Batman. And fittingly, you can now see the first 12 minutes of […]

  • ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Teaser Trailer (Video)

    ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Teaser Trailer (Video)

    The third installment in the rebooted Planet of the Apes franchise is coming soon, and in the tradition of previous movies it has a short teaser that showcase’s the next movie’s increasingly realistic CGI effects. This one is a “digital billboard” originating at New York Comic-Con (which is happening now), but now everybody can get […]

  • Making Weather: A Levitating Speaker That Looks Like a Cloud (Video)

    Making Weather: A Levitating Speaker That Looks Like a Cloud (Video)

    It has been said that every cloud has a silver lining. But new from Richard Clarkson Studio and the levitation specialists at Crealev is Making Weather, a cloud that’s pretty much all silver lining. It looks like a cloud, floats like a cloud, and plays music like a smart speaker. Even better, Making Weather is […]

  • ‘How Quentin Tarantino Uses Violence’ (Video)

    ‘How Quentin Tarantino Uses Violence’ (Video)

    Lou Reed said “the currents rage so deep inside us, this is the age of video violence,” but what he didn’t mention is that not all video violence is created equal. One of the very best purveyors of that violence is Quentin Tarantino, his mastery of which is the subject of How Quentin Tarantino Uses […]

  • Batman x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ’70 Sneakers

    Batman x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ’70 Sneakers

    Batman sneakers: They’re not just for kindergartners any more. Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Frank Miller’s mature Batman masterpiece The Dark Knight Returns are a new pack of Batman x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ’70 sneakers, in two different caped colorways. The two designs present in this collection of Batman x Converse Chuck Taylor […]

  • New Mac Candle From Twelve South

    New Mac Candle From Twelve South

    Ah, the smell of a new Mac. Evidently that’s a real olfactory sensation, and now you don’t have to spend thousands of dollars on a new Apple computer in order to enjoy it. Thanks to the people at Twelve South, you can enjoy that smell with just a gentle inhale in the vicinity of a […]

  • SteakCation: Win an Overnight Stay in a Canadian Taco Bell

    SteakCation: Win an Overnight Stay in a Canadian Taco Bell

    Generally speaking, spending the night at Taco Bell will get you an early morning trip to the ER or the county jail (or both), but Airbnb and Taco Bell have teamed up for a promotional effort that makes sleeping in a Taco Bell a good thing. It’s called a SteakCation, and it’s the grand prize […]

  • ‘Get Out': Jordan Peele’s Horror Movie Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Get Out': Jordan Peele’s Horror Movie Gets Trailer (Video)

    Jordan Peele of the already iconic sketch show Key & Peele has a new upcoming project, and it’s a far cry from the comedy he is known for. But it’s not that far removed from the satire he specializes in, since Get Out appears to be a horror movie take on racial tension and conformity […]